Navajo Very Large Rectangular Turquoise Ring set in Bezel with Silver Rope Frame

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Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Jewelry Rings
  • Origin: Diné of the Navajo Nation
  • Medium: Sterling Silver and Turquoise
  • Size: 1-⅛” x 1”;
    Ring Size: 8
  • Item # C4102.29
  • Price: $280.00

An unknown Diné silversmith who simply engraved “OG” on the back created this large rectangular stone turquoise ring. The artist set the light blue stone with a brown spider web matrix in a sawtooth bezel and then set it in a twisted wire frame. The face rests on a split shank. The ring dates from the mid 20th Century.

Condition: this Navajo Very Large Rectangular Turquoise Ring set in Bezel with Silver Rope Frame is in good condition.

Provenance: From a Southwest Indian Jewelry collection in Colorado

Recommended Reading:

- Indian Silver: Navajo and Pueblo Jewelers by Margery Bedinger

- The Navajo and Pueblo Silversmiths by John Adair

Relative Links: ringNavajoSouthwest Indian Jewelry

Alternate side view of this Navajo-made ring.

Jeweler Unknown
  • Category: Jewelry Rings
  • Origin: Diné of the Navajo Nation
  • Medium: Sterling Silver and Turquoise
  • Size: 1-⅛” x 1”;
    Ring Size: 8
  • Item # C4102.29
  • Price: $280.00

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